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A Message from Mayor Copenhaver about National Waste and Recycling Workers Week

June 17 is National Waste and Recycling Workers Day, which makes this whole week a celebration of what waste management workers do for us! Mayor Copenhaver explains more about it in this video and how you can show appreciation by thanking men and women of our own Sanitation Department at 870-932-7520

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Salt Lake City Thanks Frontline Waste & Recycling Staff in Celebration of Waste & Recycling Workers Week

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City is thanking its frontline waste & recycling staff this week in honor of Waste & Recycling Workers Week which occurs annually the week of June 17. Salt Lake City employs 55 men and women who are responsible for collecting the refuse from 42,000 homes and businesses every week. Their essential … Read more

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Celebrate Waste and Recycling Workers Week in Your Area!

Georgia and Michigan Release Proclamations Joining many states, cities and municipalities around the nation, the Governors of both Georgia and Michigan recently released proclamations declaring the celebration of Waste and Recycling Workers Week for the week of June 17th! View the Georgia Governor’s proclamation here. View the Michigan Governor’s proclamation here.  Don’t miss where SWANA … Read more

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City of Corpus Christi – #WRWW

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Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management – #WRWW

The Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management (DSWM) is proud to recognize the dedication, hard work and professionalism of its waste services staff and recycling contractors during this year’s National Waste and Recycling Workers Week, June 13-19. Originally recognized as National Garbage Man Day, 2021 is the second year that an entire week is … Read more

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SWANA Florida -Waste and Recycling Workers Week

During this special week of celebration for Waste and Recycling Workers Week, we join together to thank the women and men who work daily to keep our neighborhoods and streets safe and clean! Congratulations Marc Bex! Operations Manager, Waste Management Inc. of Florida “Marc Bex has done a phenomenal job at not compromising safety, problem … Read more

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Waste and Recycling Workers Week

Let the Week-Long Celebration Begin…Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2021 is Here!

All year, the men and women of the waste management industry are hard at work collecting, processing, filtering, and recycling over 250 million tons of garbage. They do this to keep our environment clean and our communities safe. The week of June 17th is our time to come together and collectively show our appreciation. Why … Read more

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State of Michigan Waste and Recycling Workers Week Proclamation

ON BEHALF OF THE PEOPLE OF MICHIGAN, I, Gretchen Whitmer, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim June 17 – June 23, 2021 as WASTE AND RECYCLING WORKERS WEEK WHEREAS, the citizens of Michigan recognize the often thankless job of waste and recycling workers; and, WHEREAS, John Arwood, second-generation owner of Arwood Waste Collection Services, began the annual … Read more

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State of Georgia Waste and Recycling Workers Week Proclamation

BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, A PROCLAMATION: WASTE AND RECYCLING WORKERS WEEK WHEREAS: The nation celebrates the week of June 17th as National Professional Waste and Recycling Workers Week; and WHEREAS: The earliest garbage regulation efforts began in 3000 B.C. when the first landfill was developed in Crete, where large holes were … Read more

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To date, Republic Services has provided $11 million in gift cards to frontline employees

Celebrate Waste & Recycling Workers Week June 10, 2021 Mark your calendars – the week of June 17th is Waste and Recycling Workers Week! This special occasion serves as a wonderful reminder to thank our essential waste and recycling collection providers, and all those who work in the industry!  At Republic Services, we strive to prioritize … Read more

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